Dr. Lenore Newman appointed to provincial task force ~ UFV Today

Dr. Lenore Newman, Canada Research Chair in Food Security and the Environment and Director of the Food and Agriculture Institute at UFV, has been appointed by the government of British Columbia to a newly created Food Security Task Force. This group will explore and advise on technology and innovations aimed at strengthening the agriculture sector … Read more

Science Rocks! summer camps are in full swing at UFV

We are excited to report that our 2019 Science Rocks! summer camps are in full swing. Each day has been filled with a dynamic mix of hands-on activities, demonstrations, and fun outdoor activities. Thanks to our awesome team leader, Korissa Heibner and her crew Raina Goerzen, Nathan Enns and Phil Um the kids are having … Read more

Student Sustainability Coordinator Needed!

SustainableUFV is looking for a UFV Student to fill the position of Student Sustainability Coordinator. Are you studying for a career in sustainability? Are you passionate about environmental stewardship? The Student Sustainability Coordinator position is an influential role that develops skills, knowledge, and allows you to develop legacy projects and implement them right here at … Read more

Highline Mushrooms – Management Training Program

Cultivate your career at Highline Mushrooms, Canada’s largest mushroom grower and 3rd largest mushroom grower in North America.  They have 2000 employees and 15 farms across Canada.  They have recently implemented a Management training program for new graduates in Agricultural Sciences offering an opportunity to grow their careers with our company and move into operation … Read more

Biology students return from the 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting with awards in hand!

Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science and research students Brenna Hay, Petra Dueck Lee, and Arianne Qanbery attended the In Vitro Biology Conference held in Tampa, Florida this month. This international conference hosted by The Society for In Vitro Biology focused on current trends and cutting edge topics in plant and animal … Read more

Chemistry Grads! Entry Level Technician at Worker Bee Honey – Full or Part-time

Worker Bee Honey, the largest beekeeping operation in BC, is setting up an analytical lab to analyze honey samples collected around North America. Currently, a Bruker 400 MHz NMR Food Screener is on site with plans for also setting up quantitative PCR pollen analysis. In addition, collaborations with groups using Raman spectrometry and mass spectrometry … Read more

UFV students shine at the 102nd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition

The 102nd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CCCE 2019) was held in Quebec City June 3-7, 2019. This annual gathering continues to be Canada’s premier conference for chemistry and the chemical sciences. Nine UFV Chemistry students accompanied by two of their supervisors, Professors Linus Chiang and Golfam Ghafourifar, joined 32 other participating countries in poster … Read more

Faculty of Science Celebrates Convocation 2019!

The Faculty of Science awarded 95 Bachelor of Science degrees, 7 Associate of Science degrees, 2 Bachelor of Agricultural Science degree, 4 GIS Certificates, and 7 Engineering Physics Mechatronics Diplomas on June 4, 2019. Congratulations to each and everyone of you! Perrin Waldock, received the Governor General’s Silver Medal. He earned a near-perfect grade point … Read more

Dr. Lucy Lee’s fish cell lines are solving environmental problems and inspiring new food sources – Skookum Magazine ~ Spring 2019

If you don’t have your hands on the the most recent copy of UFV’s Skookum magazine yet, you can read it here! As one of the top fish-cell-culturists in the world, Dr. Lucy Lee’s work is making a big splash in several areas of science including toxicology, nutrition, conservation, and medicine! Skookum – Celebrating the … Read more

Faculty of Science Dean’s Seminar Series presents Dr. James Inkster from the Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School – JUNE 6 @ 10:30 AM, D215

The Faculty of Science is pleased to welcome Dr. James Inkster, Research Fellow, Department of Radiology from Boston’s Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School as part of our Dean’s Seminar Series. “Looking inside the body without a knife: Developing novel probes for medical imaging – the case for 18F-labelled Rhodamines” WHEN: Thursday, June 6th TIME: 10:30 – 11:30 AM WHERE: D215, … Read more

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